AAA Editor Notes
Brooklyn Museum, Eastern Pkwy. and Washington Ave. at Prospect Park, houses collections of Egyptian, African, Asian, classical and ancient Middle Eastern art as well as American paintings and an outdoor sculpture garden.
The Egyptian galleries display mummies, statuary, reliefs and pottery from various dynasties. Artifacts from ancient civilizations such as Assyria and Sumeria are featured in the Ancient Near Eastern Art Gallery. An extensive decorative arts collection highlights more than 20 period rooms representing the 17th through 20th centuries. Visitors can view objects including paintings, sculpture, pewter, pressed glass, silver, ceramics and furniture in the Luce Center for American Art. Feminist art, including Judy Chicago's “The Dinner Party,” is shown in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. Audio tour rentals are available.
Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 3 hours minimum.